Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Health; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fathers and sons; Troop movements;
Thomas discussing rumors of the front at Fredericksburg & the Confederate Army being pushed back to Grenada, the health of various troops, his rejected furlough, weather conditions in Virginia, and advice on home matters & hiding food from the...
Slavery; Slaves; Christmas; Plantation life; Clothing and dress; Marriage;
Roxana writes about her first Christmas on the Mississippi plantation; the celebrations of the plantation slaves; the making of clothes for slaves [in 1860 the census listed 73 slaves for the Gerdine plantation]; sending her congratulations on...
Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Guard duty; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Sending a letter by Willie Crump; probability of a fight as the federals have been reinforcing Fort Pickens; increased guard duty; large inspections; requests clothing be sent to him; writing from Col. Walters tent
Guard duty; Religion; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Falkner, William C. (William Clark), 1825-1889; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Slaves; Slavery;
Hope for peace but peace "with honor;" increased picket guards; camp life and drilling of companies; foraging; religion in camp; slave sent to him; their new house; Colonel Falkner; University Greys; prices in town
Slavery; Slaves; Race relations; Secession; Southern States -- Identity; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Receipt of her letter; worries that she is not "sound on the all-important question" of secession and may have union tendencies; discussion of slavery; discussion of honor; camp life; believes that foreign aid is probable